Organic contaminants in mountains.

  title={Organic contaminants in mountains.},
  author={A Daly and Frank Wania},
  journal={Environmental science \& technology},
  volume={39 2},
  • A. Daly, F. Wania
  • Published 15 January 2005
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Environmental science & technology
The study of organic contaminants at high altitudes is motivated by the potential risk that they pose to humans living in, or depending on resources derived from, mountains and to terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems in alpine areas. Mountains are also ideal settings to study contaminant transport and behavior along gradients of climate and surface cover. Information on organic contaminants in mountains is compiled from the literature and synthesized, with a focus on atmospheric transport and… 
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